Rapsody on Upcoming Album 'Eve,' Current State of Female Rap & Working W/ D'Angelo|Everyday Struggle

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  • Published: 15 August 2019
  • On Thursday’s (Aug. 15) episode of #EverydayStruggle, Nadeska, Wayno and DJ Akademiks are joined by North Carolina rapper Rapsody. Rapsody discusses her upcoming album ‘EVE’ and the writing process behind the project. Soon after, she speaks on the power of exposure and maintaining a musical balance. Later in the episode, Rapsody expands on the recent comments from Jermaine Dupri regarding female rappers and the difference between male and female artist development. Afterwards, the EDS trio and Rapsody highlight a few tracks off of her upcoming album. She then elaborates on working with D’Angelo, Queen Latifah, J.I.D. and many more. Later in the show, she speaks on the state of female rap and gives her Top 5 Female Rappers at the moment. Shortly after, Rapsody and the EDS crew shares their thoughts on a recent tweet from Mr. MfneXquire in their ‘Big Facts or B.S.’ segment, and to close out the episode, the trio and Rapsody touch on the evolution of freestyling.

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Comments • 840

  • Don't GiveUp
    Don't GiveUp  2 weeks back

    Rapsody~Believe me🔥🔥🔥🔥

    • lwandile mahlangu
      lwandile mahlangu  2 weeks back

      does she like Cardi as a rapper or for shouting her out

      • lwandile mahlangu
        lwandile mahlangu  2 weeks back

        hahaha Akademiks wasnt feeling this

        • Prentis Allen
          Prentis Allen  3 weeks back

          This episode aint crack 100k views yet its been 2 weeks lol

          • Richard Wynn
            Richard Wynn  3 weeks back

            Jackie Hill Perry... Definitely a Top 2 female MC... Top 5 MC period. Maybe some people can't get beyond the Motivation behind her art. https://youtu.be/qmtKC1B-PIA

            • steve plonka
              steve plonka  3 weeks back

              Get little brother up next

              • BigLisDubie aka Coach C

                Raps is crazy dope!!!

                • trap sam
                  trap sam  3 weeks back

                  akadumiks play a heavy role on the perception of artists too i don’t know why this dude acting like he got amnesia 🚫🧢

                  • Ant Marquis
                    Ant Marquis  3 weeks back

                    She do look like she be burning incents though

                    • Another[Channel]
                      Another[Channel]  3 weeks back

                      Her album is fireeeeee

                      • Travis  Jones
                        Travis Jones  3 weeks back

                        She dope but this interview boring as fuck lol

                        • Eric G
                          Eric G  3 weeks back

                          AK so whack! That look he had after he asked if she cried after Queen was inducted in to songwriters HOF was so disrespectful

                          • Demetri Morgan
                            Demetri Morgan  4 weeks back

                            Bruh AK so bored it’s kinda cringe

                            • Skylar Belser
                              Skylar Belser  3 weeks back

                              Demetri Morgan facts!

                            • Demetri Morgan
                              Demetri Morgan  3 weeks back

                              Skylar Belser definitely but he gotta do better lol

                            • Skylar Belser
                              Skylar Belser  3 weeks back

                              Demetri Morgan because nobody is talking about mumble rap.

                          • Demetrius Powers
                            Demetrius Powers  4 weeks back

                            I see why Rapsody aint blow yet....she not industry cute

                          • Brendon Miller
                            Brendon Miller  4 weeks back

                            Was it just me or was it just Rap & Wayno talking for about 15 minutes having flashbacks

                            • Reee Teller
                              Reee Teller  4 weeks back

                              My favorite

                              • Mbuta Bilesi
                                Mbuta Bilesi  4 weeks back

                                Great interview

                                • Kwun Roper
                                  Kwun Roper  4 weeks back

                                  young thug 2020 xxl freshman. lets campaign for it!!!!!! this is xxl opportunity to right their wrong for missing on thug earlier

                                  • 11thWoods
                                    11thWoods  4 weeks back

                                    Well Rapsody wasn't 1 of the female rappers JD was speaking of Nebraska.. Smh

                                    • orenji jusu
                                      orenji jusu  4 weeks back

                                      Fine... I’ll watch another everyday struggle episode... BUT ITS ONLY FOR RAPSODY
                                      HMPPH
                                      And maybe wayno low key

                                      • yass nnej
                                        yass nnej  4 weeks back

                                        I only came to see Rapsody. Ak looking a mess as usual.

                                        • darealphantom
                                          darealphantom  4 weeks back

                                          Rapsody is so dope we think of her before that music service 😭 Tokyo Jetz is from Jacksonville, FL btw I think it’s because she’s signed to T.I. that’s why people think she’s from the ATL

                                          • Michael Aregbesola
                                            Michael Aregbesola  4 weeks back

                                            Shay nore is that how you spell the female rapper wayno was talking about 8:31??

                                            • BiggQue
                                              BiggQue  4 weeks back

                                              Damn, Akademiks over there getting fat.

                                              • BiggQue
                                                BiggQue  4 weeks back

                                                I gotta do my homework on her. I her she's really dope.

                                                • Betty G
                                                  Betty G  4 weeks back

                                                  Omg this had to be the most annoying interview with all her jewelry making noise. Love her but could not listen to the interview or focus. You guys gotta do better ugh

                                                  • I_AmEternal
                                                    I_AmEternal  4 weeks back

                                                    Super dope

                                                    • chassity king
                                                      chassity king  4 weeks back

                                                      3 days ago and only 74k?

                                                      • All Ya Gay
                                                        All Ya Gay  4 weeks back

                                                        Ak








                                                        Fat

                                                        • killerklownTV
                                                          killerklownTV  4 weeks back

                                                          Clang clang clang clang clang I thought AKs fat ass was eating the whole time LOLOL but apparently it’s rapsodys bracelets

                                                          • PayDay AJ
                                                            PayDay AJ  4 weeks back

                                                            tokyo jets from jacksonville ybn from maryland

                                                            • Parker
                                                              Parker  4 weeks back

                                                              Love Rapsody and her energy. Support!Support!

                                                              • Big Ben Balucci
                                                                Big Ben Balucci  4 weeks back

                                                                Ak trying to b a media hero

                                                                • Cheryl Davila
                                                                  Cheryl Davila  4 weeks back

                                                                  Every time she moves her arms it sounds like someone is washing dishes 😂😂 😂

                                                                  • Coolz22
                                                                    Coolz22  4 weeks back

                                                                    I understand female unity and support but Rapsody is kissing Cardi ass hard in this interview.

                                                                    • Coolz22
                                                                      Coolz22  4 weeks back

                                                                      @Banana Rama lol I said what I said it appeared to be that Rapsody is kissing Cardi B ass for some reason. She mentioned and inserted Cardi into the conversation about 4 times and every time it was cringe-worthy. But I am here for all the women uniting...

                                                                    • Banana Rama
                                                                      Banana Rama  4 weeks back

                                                                      She's not. It's okay for people to like and support other people's music. People act stupid thinking that you can only be one thing or you can only be good if your music is of a certain content. Girl axed that logic in this interview and I appreciate her more for it. Too many people are on dumb shit and you see a lot of people who would be Rapsody fans hating on other girl's music in ignorant ass ways.

                                                                  • Dion Shepard
                                                                    Dion Shepard  4 weeks back

                                                                    I know they not females but this is why I talk about EARTHGANG so much.

                                                                    • Big Aaron
                                                                      Big Aaron  4 weeks back

                                                                      She basically the Jcole of female Hip Hop

                                                                      • THEREAL CC SHOW
                                                                        THEREAL CC SHOW  4 weeks back

                                                                        Jetz not from Atlanta she from Florida

                                                                        • KingpinSkinnyman
                                                                          KingpinSkinnyman  4 weeks back

                                                                          She look like someone aunt who drives an Altima.

                                                                          • HEAD BARB in charge
                                                                            HEAD BARB in charge  4 weeks back

                                                                            Yall wanted to ask her about nicki so bad lol

                                                                            • DaReaLQuizzo VeLi
                                                                              DaReaLQuizzo VeLi  4 weeks back

                                                                              WE UP NEXT BABY 252 WE OUT HERE EBE ENT WE OTW 💯💯💯

                                                                              • LaTonya Darrisaw
                                                                                LaTonya Darrisaw  4 weeks back

                                                                                Love Rapsody! I’ve been singing her praises forever. I’m so glad Leikeli47 and Mereba are on the album. She’s one of my favorite rappers, period. I think the album will be an amazing follow-up to Laila’s Wisdom.

                                                                                • Rashad D
                                                                                  Rashad D  4 weeks back

                                                                                  The best female rap artist!!!

                                                                                  • P H
                                                                                    P H  4 weeks back

                                                                                    Biggie I really thought he freestyle

                                                                                    • anonymous.
                                                                                      anonymous.  4 weeks back

                                                                                      The Female Kdot

                                                                                      • Don Kooli
                                                                                        Don Kooli  4 weeks back

                                                                                        rapsody and teiera wack are twins

                                                                                        • The Anoying Troll
                                                                                          The Anoying Troll  4 weeks back

                                                                                          Damn, Rapsody got the toes out

                                                                                          • jmoney00082
                                                                                            jmoney00082  4 weeks back

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